Scientific cooperation with scientific institutions of NAS of Ukraine and branch academies of sciences of Ukraine .

The department conducts joint research with institutions of NASU.

The department conduct joint research in the institutes of the Academy National Academy of Sciences

The main scientific and pedagogical schools of General Physics and Solid State Physics:

  • phase transformations in metal alloys and thin films (Drozdenko O.V, Chyzhska T.G.)

  • physics wide-gap semiconductors (Rodionov V.M., Uzhva V.I., Hyenkin O.M.)

  • spin-dependent effects in ferromagnetic materials (Lysenko M.G., Kolesnikova E.P.)

  • computer methods of teaching general physics and physical courses (Gareeva F.M., Podlasov S.O.)

  • activization of independent work of students and the development of creative skills in the study of general physics course (Gareeva F.M., Pecherska T.V.)

Doctoral candidate of the Department

Dariya Savchenko

 Area of interest: electron paramagnetic resonance, radiospectroscopy, silicon carbide, defects, impurities, nanomaterials, semiconductors, dielectrics, carbon-based nanomaterials.

 Area of expertise: experimental study of electronic and magnetic properties of intrinsic defects, impurities in semiconductors, dielectrics, scintillators and biomaterials by continuous wave and pulse magnetic resonance methods (EPR, ESEEM, HYSCORE, ENDOR).

 Area of scientific activities:

- Electronic structure of donors and acceptors in semiconductors

- Size effects in nanomaterials

- Electronic and magnetic properties of carbon-based materials

- Properties of defects and spin labels in biomaterials

 Collaboration with foreign institutions:

1. Institute of Physics of Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague, Czech Republic)

2. University of Leipzig (Leipzig, Germany)

3. University of Maine (Le Mans, France)

4. University of Paderborn (Paderborn, Germany)

5. Institute of Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw, Poland)

 Publishing activities: Author of 40 original publications in peer-review journals and 2 books chapters with 109 citations and h-index=7 (Scopus database).

 Selected publications for the last 5 years:

1. D.V. Savchenko, E.N. Kalabukhova, A. Pöppl, and B.D. Shanina, Electronic structure of the shallow and deep nitrogen donors in 6H SiC as studied by pulsed ENDOR and TRIPLE ENDOR spectroscopy, Phys. Status Solidi B. – 2012. – Vol. 249, № 11. – P. 2167-2178.

2. V.V. Laguta, M. Nikl, A. Pöppl, J. Rosa, D. Savchenko, and S. Zazubovich, ESR and TSL study of hole capture in PbWO4:Mo,La and PbWO4:Mo,Y scintillator crystals, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. – 2013. – Vol. 46, № 7. – P. 075302-1-075302-11.

3. D.V. Savchenko, B.D. Shanina, E.N. Kalabukhova, A.A. Sitnikov, V.S. Lysenko, and V.A. Tertykh, EPR study of paramagnetic centers in carbon-fumed silica adsorbent, J. Appl. Phys. – 2014. – Vol. 115, № 13. – P. 133704-1-133704-7.

4. M. Štefl, R. Šachl, A. Olzyńska, M. Amaro, D. Savchenko, A. Deyneka, A. Hermetter, L. Cwiklik, J. Humpolíčková, and M. Hof, Comprehensive Portrait of Cholesterol Containing Oxidized Membrane, BBA – Biomembranes – 2014. – Vol. 1838, № 7. – P. 1769-1776.

5. D. Savchenko, V. Kulikovsky, V. Vorlícek, J. Lancok, V. Kiselov, and E. Kalabukhova, Optical and magnetic resonance study of a-SiCxNy films obtained by magnetron sputtering, Phys. Status Solidi B. – 2014. – Vol. 251, № 6. – P. 1178-1185.

6. V.V. Laguta, M. Buryi, J. Rosa, D. Savchenko, J. Hybler, M. Nikl, S. Zazubovich, T. Kärner, C.R. Stanek, and K.J. McClellan, Electron and hole traps in yttrium orthosilicate single crystals: The critical role of Si-unbound oxygen, Phys. Rev. B. – 2014. – Vol. 90, № 6. – P. 064104-1-064104-12.

7. A. Skvortsov, D. Savchenko, Z. Potucek, L. Jastrabik, V. Trepakov, A. Dejneka Optical and EPR characterization of Er3+ centers in SrTiO3 single crystals, Phys. Status Solidi B. – 2014. – Vol. 251, № 11. – P. 2270-2273.

8. D.V. Savchenko, Pulsed EPR and ENDOR study of SiC nanopowders, Acta Physica Polonica A. – 2014. – Vol. 126, № 5. – P. 1063-1065.

9. D.V. Savchenko, The electron spin resonance study of heavily nitrogen doped 6H SiC crystals, J. Appl. Phys. – 2015. – Vol. 117, № 4. – P. 045708-1-045708-6.

10. D. Savchenko, E. Kalabukhova, B. Shanina, S. Cichoň, J. Honolka, V. Kiselov, and E. Mokhov, Temperature dependent behavior of localized and delocalized electrons in nitrogen-doped 6H SiC crystals as studied by electron spin resonance, J. Appl. Phys. – 2016. – Vol. 119, № 4. – P. 045701-1-045701-7.

11. D. Savchenko, E. Kalabukhova, B. Shanina, A. Pöppl, J. Lančok, and E. Mokhov, The spin relaxation of nitrogen donors in 6H SiC crystals as studied by the electron spin echo method, J. Appl. Phys. – 2016. – Vol. 119, № 13. – P. 135706-1-135706-7.

12. D. Savchenko, E. Kalabukhova, A. Prokhorov, J. Lančok, and B. Shanina, The temperature behavior of the conduction electrons in the nitrogen-doped 3C SiC monocrystals as studied by electron spin resonance / J. Appl. Phys. – 2017. – Vol. 121, № 2. – P. 025705-1-025705-6.

 Book chapters:

1. Savchenko D.V., Shanina B.D., Kalabukhova E.N., Identification and Kinetic Properties of the Photosensitive Impurities and Defects In: "Properties and Applications of Silicon Carbide", Rosario Gerhardt (Ed.), 2011, InTech, pp. 3-28, ISBN: 978-953-307-201-2.

2. А.В. Васин, А.В. Русавский, А.Н. Назаров, В.С. Лисенко, Д.В. Савченко, Е.Н. Калабухова, Г.Ю. Рудько, В.А. Тертых, Р.Б. Козакевич, С.В. Севастьянов, Ю.П. Пирятинский, Фотолюминесценция в наноструктуированных композитах на основе SiO2:C // Наноразмерные системы и наноматериалы: исследования в Украине / Редкол.: А.Г. Наумовец (глав. ред.); НАН Украины. – К.: Академпериодика, 2014. – 768 с. – ISBN 978-966-360-260-8. – С. 180-185.

 Individual grants:

September-November 2006 – personal DFG project GZ 436 UKR 17/23/06 "ESE and pulsed ENDOR study of the defect formation mechanism in n-type 4H SiC wafers with deviation in stoichiometry", Leipzig (Germany).

September-November 2007 – personal DFG project PO 426/6-1 “Identification of the paramagnetic centers in nano- and micrometer-sized SiC perspectives for photonic and biotechnology application by pulsed EPR spectroscopy”, Leipzig (Germany).

December 2008 – personal grant from French government 0209 UKR 224 005 DAB: 2008/5030 "EPR in Core (SiC nanocrystals) -Shell based PANI materials", Le Mans (France)

September-November 2010 – personal DFG project GZ: PO426/9-1, "Investigation of the local electronic structure of nitrogen donor in isolated and aggregated state in n-type 4H and 6H-SiC by pulsed EPR spectroscopy" Leipzig (Germany).

2013-2014 – postdoctoral project 13-06697P “Investigation of SiC nanostructures by optical and magnetic resonance methods: perspective for integral optoelectronics and spintronics”, Prague (Czech Republic).

 Participation in international projects:

2004-2006 – INTAS project # 03-51-3747 “High Field multifrequency EPR and ODEPR study of the deep intrinsic defects in semi-insulating 6H and 4H SiC material”.

2005-2006 – STCU project #P236 “Elaboration of a pulse microwave bridge for a Q-band Electron Spin-Echo Spectrometer”.

2007-2009 – CRDF project #UKE 2-28-56 “Research and Development of Amorphous SiXC1-X:H and Rare-Earth Doped Amorphous SiXC1-X:H films on Crystalline Si for Light-Emitting Devices”

2009-2012 – SCOPES project IZ73Z0_127945/1 "Spin interference processes under magnetic resonance of single point defects embedded in quantum wells, wires and rings"

 2011-2015 – SAFMAT project CZ.2.16/3.1.00/22132 “Center for Analysis of Functional Materials”